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Starting point for endeavour in which maybe four succeeded, reportedly? (6,3)


I believe the answer is:

square one

Here is my best explanation:

'starting point for endeavour' is the definition.

'maybe four succeeded reportedly?' is the subsidiary indication.

'maybe four' becomes 'square' (four is a square number).

'succeeded' becomes 'won'.

'reportedly?' shows a homophone (sound like).

'won' sounds like 'one'.


'in which' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for square one that I've seen before include "Back to . . . . . . . . . - at starting point with no progress made" and "back here after failure".)


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